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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Adze used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Adzes
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1900
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Cartoon depicts John Howard receiving an autograph from Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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California, United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Map of Australia showing the extent of the known Artesian Basins, 1912

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Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Maps
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Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1912
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Defence Budget

Defence Budget

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Allison
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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Foreign ownership

Foreign ownership

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Neil Matterson
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Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Complement

Complement

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Mmmm...?

Mmmm...?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cartoon of former New South Wales Labor Premier Jack Renshaw

Cartoon of former New South Wales Labor Premier Jack Renshaw

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1982
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Happy New Year 2003

Happy New Year 2003

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Republic Now

Republic Now

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1997
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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Trade Union power

Trade Union power

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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9/11 Inquiry

9/11 Inquiry

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Coats of arms
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South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1951
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Cricket ball used  for the Australians First Match v Notts, 1912

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Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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England, United Kingdom
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Duke and Son
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1912
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Postcard showing a group of cyclists

Postcard showing a group of cyclists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1912
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Election 1998

Election 1998

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1998
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Labor Is Obsessed

Labor Is Obsessed

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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To be in politics you have to have balls - so you can practice juggling at every opportunity

To be in politics you have to have balls - so you can practi...

Judy Horacek collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1985
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Carpenter's right-angled metal square

Carpenter's right-angled metal square

Giovanni Barresi collection
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Carpenters squares
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Vizzini, Sicily, Catania, Italy
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Mr Giovanni Barresi
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1952
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Get a Job

Get a Job

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1995
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Friendly Fire II

Friendly Fire II

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1912
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Those who can't

Those who can't

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1996
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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I think you've cut something important

I think you've cut something important

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Pest control equipment
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Millicent, South Australia, Australia
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E. D. Davidson
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1946
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Victorian Railways Union

Victorian Railways Union

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Certificates of appreciation
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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1908
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Howard's new team

Howard's new team

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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Wanted badly

Wanted badly

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Ward O'Neil
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Cartoon depicting a man and woman sitting on a park bench

Cartoon depicting a man and woman sitting on a park bench

Eveline Coulter collection
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Cartoons
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Sir David A. Low
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1921
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No

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Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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To give the new-look...

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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Becoming a Fischer of Men

Becoming a Fischer of Men

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Continual dissent...

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Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Hewson's Beauty Parlour

Hewson's Beauty Parlour

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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What about Health?

What about Health?

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Indonesia
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Mr Alan Moir
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